Phishing Is No Longer Just Email: It’s Social

August 13, 2019

Despite years of publicity and millions of dollars in employee training, phishing remains the largest insider threat that organizations face.1 As many as 93% of IT security breaches are the direct result of some form of phishing2 and 34% of all phishing attacks explicitly target enterprises.3 Employees unwittingly give up personal and corporate information to malicious actors every day.

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Cybersecurity and Financial SystemResilience Report

whitePaper | July 27, 2022

The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 20211 (CAA) requires the Federal Reserve Board (Board) to submit annually for seven years a report focused on cybersecurity to Congress. The CAA calls for a description of measures the Board has undertaken to strengthen cybersecurity within the financial services sector and with respect to the Board’s functions as a regulator, including the supervision and regulation of financial institutions and third-party service providers.

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Cybersecurity 2018

whitePaper | February 2, 2020

Small businesses usually neglect cybersecurity as an essential function making their IT infrastructure vulnerable. IT security issues often cost companies a lot of money and downtime every year. Even if the IT infrastructure consists of couple laptops and Devices, cybersecurity should always be a top priority.

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White Paper on Cyber Security Securing Video Surveillance Devices to Close Network Vulnerabilities

whitePaper | February 19, 2020

We live in an increasingly connected world, where more and more devices and systems are networked and shared with other systems. Convenience is a main driver behind this trend, as people have come to expect the ability to connect to and control devices and systems anywhere, anytime. However, there is a downside to the unprecedented level of convenience provided by the growing number of networked devices, namely increased security risk. Because each device is an endpoint for networks, they introduce the potential to become entry points for hackers and others with malicious intents. In fact, in many of the most high-profile data breaches that have occurred recently, hackers were able to access corporate networks through POS, HVAC and other networked systems that failed to provide an adequate level of security to prevent these types of breaches.

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AI Security White Paper

whitePaper | January 23, 2020

With the accumulation of big data, dramatic improvements in computing power, and continuous innovation in Machine Learning (ML) methods, Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies such as image recognition, voice recognition, and natural language processing have become ubiquitous. Meanwhile, AI poses a significant impact on computer security: on the one hand, AI can be used to build defensive systems such as malware and network attack detection; on the other hand, AI might be exploited to launch more effective attacks.

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Warring State - China's cybersecurity strategy

whitePaper | December 1, 2019

Cyberspace and information technology have enabled the economic, political, and cultural inte - gration of the United States and China. However, interdependence creates costs as well as benefits. Increased interconnection has also contributed to major obstacles in the bilateral relationship, generating mutual distrust of incentives, actions, and norms in cyberspace. Information technology raises new challenges for states by allowing actors to exploit networks, conduct cyber espionage, or compromise national security with greater ease.

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Cyber Security After the Pandemic

whitePaper | April 29, 2021

The cyber security industry has faced two major sets of challenges over the last twelve months. The attacks and exploits affecting Solar Winds, Accellion, Microsoft and their customers have focused attention on supply chain risk, but the impact of the coronavirus pandemic has been felt more broadly across cyber security domains and disciplines.

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Arete Advisors has assembled an elite team of cybersecurity experts to create unparalleled capabilities to address the entire cyber incident life cycle, from incident response readiness assessments to post-incident remediation. Our core skills include triage, digital forensics, malware reverse engineering, remediation, and testifying expertise.

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